Center for Teaching Excellence

Murphy Building
600 Forbes Avenue 20 Chatham Square
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Phone: 412.396.5177

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    Getting Started: Full-Time Faculty at Duquesne

    Welcome from Provost Timothy R. Austin

    First Things

    Our Mission and Identity provides a context and guide for all that we do at Duquesne

    ID Card – you need this for the library and other services

    Multipass login – this is your key to Duquesne’s online world: intranet, email and electronic library resources.

    Center for Teaching Excellence Orientation – this day long orientation in August provides an overview to your role and the resources to support you in it – from a University-wide perspective.

    Teaching at Duquesne

    Teaching and learning resources (e.g., course & syllabus design, learning assessment)


    DORI – Duquesne Online Resources & Information (the university intranet), your source of campus news and information (Multipass required)

    Computing & technology services – links to all aspects of technology services

    Email overview

    Educational Technology – including classroom media services and online learning support

    Blackboard overview – learning management system to support face-to-face classes and also for distance learning

    Information relevant to teaching and learning (not exhaustive)

    Academic Advisement – Duquesne has professional academic advisors for undergraduates

    Academic Integrity Policy

    Campus Book Store

    Core Curriculum – the general education requirements for undergraduates

    English as a Second Language – for students who are non-native speakers and writers of English

    Evaluation of Teaching – See Faculty Handbook

    FERPA Training -- The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) addresses issues related to  accessing and sharing student information.

    Grading Policies - see University Registrar  and University Catalogs for undergraduate and graduate programs.

    Gumberg Library and Library Resource Guide

    Learning Skills Center -supports students in their learning

    Academic Community Engagement and Service-Learning - supports faculty in integrating community engagement into research and teaching

    Gender Discrimination and Sexual Misconduct - See TAP 31  Completion of an on-line training program is required of all new faculty, staff, and graduate teaching assistants.

    Students with Disabilities – we are committed to helping all Duquesne students learn

    Writing Center – for students in any discipline at any level

    University Counseling Center

    Other Resources

    Faculty Handbook – rights and responsibilities of faculty

    Office of Research – help in finding grants and internal review board procedures

    Parking and Traffic Management

    University Fast Facts and Fact Book